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Justice for Jammeh-era abuses crucial says Human Rights Watch
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Justice for Jammeh-era abuses crucial says Human Rights Watch

The Human Rights Watch, an international rights watchdog, has urged Gambia government to prosecute crimes committed under country’s former dictator Yahya Jammeh. Jammeh, who was defeated in the small nation’s past election, has been accused of severe human rights abuses including killings and disappearances in his 22-year reign. “Gambia’s government […]

IMF lowers Gambia’s economic growth
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IMF lowers Gambia’s economic growth

Gambia’s economic progress has been dropped from 4.3% to 2.2% after its tourism and real estate sectors took that hardest hit during the two-month long political turmoil sparked by former President Yahya Jammeh’s refusal to hand over power to his rival, Adama Barrow. The IMF assessed the impact of exogenous […]

APRC will not be persecuted or banned: FTJ
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APRC will not be persecuted or banned: FTJ

Gambia’s former ruling party that is struggling to rebrand its battered image says it has “no problem” with its members, who have allegedly committed crimes against the state being arrested but will not allow persecution or banning of the party. Fabakary Tombong Jatta, the new leader of the APRC party […]